SOAS University of London

South East Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

John Okell

BA MA (Oxon)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Teaching

Expertise

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Available for
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
  • Briefings
Regional Expertise
  • South East Asia
Country Expertise
  • Burma/Myanmar
Languages
  • Burmese/Myanmar

Publications

Authored Books

Okell, John (2002) Burmese by ear, or Essential Myanmar. London: Audio-Forum, Sussex Publications Limited.

Okell, John and Allott, Anna (2001) Burmese/Myanmar dictionary of grammatical forms. Abingdon: Routledge.

Okell, John (1995) Burmese: an introduction to the spoken language. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Okell, John (1995) Burmese: an introduction to the script. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Okell, John (1995) Burmese: an introduction to the literary style. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Okell, John (1989) First steps in Burmese. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Okell, John (1971) A guide to the romanization of Burmese. Cambridge: Luzac [for] The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Okell, John (1969) A reference grammar of colloquial Burmese. Abingdon: Routledge.

Articles

Okell, John (2007) 'Obituary - Dr. U Hla Pe (1913-2007)'. Bulletin of Burma Research, (5) 1-2, pp 1-4.

Okell, John (1995) 'Three Burmese Dialects'. Papers in Southeast Aisan linguistics no. 13: Studies in Burmese Languages, pp 1-138.

Okell, John (1994) 'Review of J. A. Matisoff. A dictionary of Lahu'. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, (57) 2, pp 434-435.

Okell, John (1982) 'Review of U Hoke Sein and The Universal Burmese-English-Pali Dictionary'. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, (7) 2, pp 115-120.

Okell, John (1979) ''Still' and 'anymore' in Burmese'. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, (4) 2, pp 69-82.

Okell, John (1971) 'The Burmese Double-Reed "Nhai"'. Asian Music, (2) 1, pp 25-31.

Okell, John (1965) 'Nissaya Burmese: a case of systematic adaptation to a foreign grammar and syntax'. Lingua, (15), pp 186-227.

Okell, John (1964) 'Learning Music from a Burmese Master'. Man, (64), pp 183.

Pe, Hla and Allott, Anna J. and Okell, John (1963) 'Three 'Immortal' Burmese Songs'. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, (26) 3, pp 559-571.

Book Chapters

Okell, John (1989) 'The Yaw Dialect of Burmese'. In: Davidson, Jeremy, (ed.), South East Asian linguistics: essays in honour of Eugénie J A Henderson. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, pp 199-202.

Okell, John (1988) 'Notes on Tone Alternation in Maru Verbs'. In: Bradley, David and Henderson, Eugénie J.A. and Mazaudon, Martine, (eds.), Prosodic analysis and Asian linguistics: to honour R.K. Sprigg. (Pacific Linguistics C-104). Canberra, A.C.T., Australia: Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, pp 109-114.

Conference Items

Okell, John (1971) 'K Clusters in Proto-Burmese' In: Sino-Tibetan Conference, October 8–9, 1971, Bloomington, Indiana.

Book Reviews

Okell, John (1981) 'Review of Denise Bernot and Dictionnaire birman-français'. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, (6) 2, pp 83-103.

 

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